Thursday, August 31, 2023

Halloween Crafting Supplies


Get your supplies now because you know you're going to want to create things and with the right basics - you're set!

Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Monday, August 28, 2023

Do Reptoids Exist?


Reptoids, Reptilian, Lizard People - no matter what you prefer to call them, such a race of creatures have been spoken about for centuries. 

Friday, August 25, 2023

Best Leaf-Watching Drives in the US

It's not autumn yet, but you know, we all have that internal clock as September nears - sweaters, new notebooks, school buses, football games, hot cocoa...

Thursday, August 24, 2023

Was Tunguska Event a Meteorite?


Tunguska event was an enormous explosion that is estimated to have occurred at 7:14 am plus or minus one minute on June 30, 1908, at an altitude of 5–10 km (15,000–30,000 feet), flattening some 2,000 square km (500,000 acres) and charring more than 100 square km of pine forest near the Podkamennaya Tunguska River in Siberia.

Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Halloween Foods and Halloween Cocktails


If you're already plotting and planning a Halloween shindig, now's the time to start working on the themes and the grocery list. Here's some great inspirations  - 

Tuesday, August 22, 2023

Halloween Shopping 2023


Grandin Road
animated cauldron

Hey, it's early but not really if you're a Halloween addict!  Here's some of what's out there this season - 

Saturday, August 19, 2023

Bizarre Fall Festivals Around the US 2023


One of a trillion reasons to love the US, we don't take ourselves too seriously when it comes to recreation. It's probably why we adore our Aussie cousins so much!  They get it!

Friday, August 18, 2023

Blanket Fort Movie Marathon


There's probably a zillion ways to make a blanket fort (ask any kid), but when you're an adult it becomes more than a house within a house, it becomes a romantic getaway.

I get flat sheets from Goodwill and use push pins to drape off areas. 

If you make it a movie marathon watching zone with perhaps some takeout Chinese or pizza, you're ready to have a slumber party with your partner.

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Halloween-Mood Movies


You want to get into the Halloween mood and pretend summer is over? 

There's something about darkness, firelight, candles, and the scent of pumpkin and cinnamon that brings out something primal in all of us. 

Saturday, August 12, 2023

Free Horror Movies on Streaming


I've done some poking around the streaming channels in search of good horror channels and good channels for finding horror movies. If you have a smart TV or Roku, adding the apps is easy and the benefits are massive!

Friday, August 11, 2023

Cahokia Giant


art by David Claerr

*This post is brought to us by researcher, author, and artist David Clearr. He is one of my favored researchers and go-to's especially for the ancient giant and Bigfoot cultures.

Places To Go Now to Get Your Halloween Anticipation in High Gear


With Spirit Halloween shops opening around the country soon, we will be officially allowed to get unrepentedly into the Halloween Season mood. Consider some outdoor time in some creepy places. Get your mood on!

Thursday, August 10, 2023

Road Trip Horror Movies


A fun movie marathon for summer travelers, the road trip horror genre. Other than prices at the gas station, restaurant, and hotel, there's plenty else to frighten you. Here's just some of the fun offerings - 

Tuesday, August 8, 2023

Shrunken Apple Head Tree


This was a fun project. I actually did it in August so that the apples could age.

Monday, August 7, 2023

The Dark Watchers


There is nothing that catches my attention more than a local legend that gives me chills. California State has a doozy of a goosebumps maker - the Dark Watchers.

Sunday, August 6, 2023

Nature Spirits


At some point, you are likely to have taken a photo and looked back at it and thought you saw a face.

Friday, August 4, 2023

Cool Horror Movies on a Hot Day


It's been a nasty hot summer and we're all counting the days until Spirit Halloween store opens and we can wear our first sweater of the coming season. Curl up with the air conditioner or fan on, make an icy cold drink, and enjoy some cooler-weather horror movies.

Thursday, August 3, 2023

Gaslight-Themed Horror/Suspense


GASLIGHTING: Gaslighting is a form of psychological manipulation in which the abuser attempts to sow self-doubt and confusion in their victim's mind. Typically, gaslighters are seeking to gain power and control over the other person, by distorting reality and forcing them to question their own judgment and intuition. (rather sounds like our present administration and cults....)

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Celebrating Halloween on the Road


At some point you are likely to find yourself away from home during Halloween. It seems almost impossible to comprehend, but life throws timing in your path that is not always ideal.